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Sqn Ldr Ajjamada Boppayya Devayya MVC

Squadron Leader Ajjamada Boppayya Devayya hailed from Kodagu district in Karnataka was born on 24 December 1932 at Manchalli village in South Kodagu. Son of Dr Ajjamada Bopayya and Smt Neelamma, he was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 06 Nov 1954 at the

Wing Commander Amar Jit Singh Sandhu VrC, VSM

Wg Cdr Amar Jit Singh Sandhu hailed from Moriwala village in Sirsa district of Haryana and was born on 23 Jan 1933.  He was commissioned as a Pilot Officer in the IAF on 15 May 1954 at the age of 21 years. He joined the

Flt Sgt H Thakur

Flight Sergeant H Thakur hailed from Kolkata in West Bengal. He was enrolled into the IAF and got trained as a a technician. Later he got trained as an air crew and became a Flight Sergeant. By 1971, Flt Sgt H Thakur had flown as

Flt Lt Joaquim D’Souza

Flt Lt Joaquim D’Souza hailed from Mumbai in Maharashtra and was born on 25th Nov 1943. Son of Shri JS D'Souza, he was commissioned into the IAF on 29 Oct 1966 at the age of 22 years. He was commissioned in the flying stream of

Fg Offr Satyabrata Nandi

Fg Offr Satyabrata Nandi hailed from Kolkata in West Bengal and was born on 12 May 1940. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 04 Jun 1967 at the age of 27 years. He was commissioned in the flying stream of the IAF and

Flt Lt P S Murali

Flt Lt Paranji Srirama Murali hailed from Chilngliput in Tamil Nadu. He joined the IAF after completing his degree in medicine. He was commissioned into the IAF on 22 Jan 1967 as a medical officer.  After joining the IAF he worked at  various Air Force Bases

Flt Lt T S Dandass

Flt Lt Tanmay Singh Dandass hailed from Delhi and was born on 24 Apr 1945. Son of an Army officer who served in the Army Medical Corps, he was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 31 Dec 1963 at the age of 18 years.

Flt Lt Lawrence Fredrick Pereira VrC

Flt Lt Lawrence Frederic Pereira hailed from Mumbai in Maharshtra and was born on 10th June 1945. Son of Shri DH Pereira and Smt Sophie Pereira, Flt Lt Frederic Pereira was the second son among six siblings. His early years were spent in Goa, where he